Our development professionals assist alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations in learning about opportunities for impactful philanthropy in areas they are passionate about. These investments are often transformational in how they support student scholarships and support services, capital projects, faculty and academic programs, and special initiatives.

Unit Leadership

Kevin Crowe
Associate Vice President
Kevin joined the university in 2006. In addition to leading development, he serves as chief operating officer of the 49er Foundation. Prior to coming to Cal State Long Beach, Kevin held development positions at the University of Southern California and Occidental College. He is a graduate of the University of Redlands with a double major in Business Administration and Psychology and went on to attain the Certified Specialist in Planned Giving (CSPG) designation from the American Institute for Philanthropic Studies.